Migration and its root causes
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Migration and its root causes

In addition, governmental corruption prevents the crucial international cooperation needed for help to reach the most vulnerable. Governments do not invest enough in health and education. Honduras’ public hospitals lack the most basic tools, from blood sample tubes to post-operative drainage devices. Patients’ families have to buy everything. It is not possible to perform emergency…

Ecumenical Advocacy Days focuses on confronting chaos, forging community

Ecumenical Advocacy Days focuses on confronting chaos, forging community

Every year Ecumenical Advocacy Days (EAD) draws a large gathering of people who want to be a force for change for the betterment of all. In April more than 1,000 people of faith attended EAD to challenge what Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. called the giant triplets of chaos: racism, materialism and militarism. Throughout the…

Let us lift every voice for justice
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Let us lift every voice for justice

Let us lift every voice for justice was the rallying cry at Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice (EAD). The annual gathering in Washington, DC, took place from April 15-19. The event theme centered around racism, class and power. Larry Couch, Director of Good Shepherd National Advocacy Center (NAC), plays a vital role…

Prophetic voice for justice

Prophetic voice for justice

Ecumenical Advocacy Days (EAD) shapes a prophetic voice for justice. EAD brings together faith-based people from across the U.S. each year to affect change through the legislative process. More than 1,000 people came to EAD April 17-20 to deepen awareness about systems of exploitation and to help one another light fires within themselves to take action…